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  • Eight Acre Wood

    Visiting Information: 
    Location Map: 

    The blue pin mark the approximate centre of the reserve, the yellow pin(s) mark the approximate locations of parking places that enable you to access the reserve.

    Nearby Sites: 

    These are sites near to the one you selected. Distances given are VERY approximate! Click any photograph to go to the full details of that site.

    • Approximate Distance: 2 miles approx

      Mixed woodland and heath with a diverse array of flowers and insects.


       

    • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

      A small reserve and one where the most interesting parts are really inaccessible to the visitor as it is mainly reed marsh and wet woodland


       

    • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

      Once gravel pits, now a Dorset Wildlife Trust reserve and a top site for reptiles, insects and flowers.


       

    • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

      A pleasant and interesting woodland currently mainly mixed plantation but the conifers are being removed which will enhance the area greatly


       

       

    • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

      A small and forgotten part of the Dorset heath near the home of Lawrence of Arabia


       

    • Approximate Distance: 4 miles approx

      Once Forestry Commission plantation this area is now being restored to Dorset heathland and is already showing positive signs of recovery.


       

    • Approximate Distance: 4 miles approx

      A pleasant walk between abandoned and overgrown gravel pits on one side and a golf cpourse on the other.